Multimedia Editor

Location
New York
Posted
May 09, 2014
Closes
Jun 08, 2014
Contact
Hiring Manager
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
New York Daily News has an opening for an entry-level Multimedia Editor. This full-time position will possibly include two weekend shifts. The candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven newsroom and have a strong knowledge of all areas of news and online editing.

Responsibilities include:
•Pitching new, original photo gallery ideas across all verticals (news, entertainment, gossip, fashion, lifestyle, art)
•Selecting and cropping photographs for multiple sections of NYDailynews.com
•Doing photo research, writing captions and creating galleries in our CMS system
•Reaching out to artists and photographers for original stand-alone galleries to be featured on our site
•Writing SEO-friendly headlines and abstracts

Requirements:
•A strong passion for journalism and photo storytelling
•Understanding of photo rights issues
•Familiarity with PC platform
•Ability to research and track down photos, especially in breaking news situations that call for quick visual representation
•Experience working at a website. Great attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
•Must be comfortable working with Photoshop
•Comfortable with change and willing to adapt to the constant flow of news
•Must be able to work well under pressure in an extremely fast-paced environment with strict deadlines
•Ability to work well in a collaborative environment and to work independently
•Must be organized, able to multi-task, extremely creative
•Fast learner and ability to pick up new skills

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and 401(k) plans.

No recruiters, no phone calls.

EOE
M/F/D/V


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